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The occupation of my father was training newly recruited police candidates. My mother was house wife. I am having younger brother and sister.
I am working as technical lead for java/j2ee application projects. I also involve in providing solutions(Design), building systems and help in assisting the frameworks.
Most Important Lessons
If you need something just ask for it, other person never understand your needs until he knows from you. Hard work is really essential. Remain sincere. Work for excellence.
Areas for the Future
I guess the new frameworks like Springs, Hibernate is going to be there for some more time. Some of the things which we need to care about is concurrency, performance, scalability.
Challenges in The Technology
I believe the challenge would be learning curve with so much technologies in place. The projects which I had come across the main challenge will be to address issues related to concurrency, adjusting to agile process, understanding and implementing the technologies and deliver on time.
I would suggest to read head first series. I mainly use javaworld, javalobby/dzone and informIT. Source forge is a good place since it provides many opensource projects.
Current Job Profile
I am Senior Software Engineer working at Wipro Technologies.
Plans for the Future
I am spending more time on understanding the new technologies, its applications, opensource software's. Right now I am having the opportunity to experiment what I had learnt from my past. I would be interested to move as architect.
Comparison With Other Language
One thing with Java is its easy to learn. So much resources are available so learning shouldn't be a big challenge. I am seeing with the approaches like event driven programming, aspect oriented programming with java.
My role model is Rod Johnson and Joshua Bloch. They make the things simple. Mr.Bloch idea of designing good API's.
Work Life Balance
This is one thing which I had not got the control. I know whe
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